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Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge 1981

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Pyrocystaceae
Subfamily Gambierdiscoideae
Genus Triadinium


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Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge
Apical view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge
Lateral view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).


Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge Apical view
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge 1981: 179, figs 9-11

Published in: Dodge, J.D. (1981). Three new generic names in the Dinophyceae: Herdmania, Sclerodinium and Triadinium to replace Heteraulacus and Goniodoma. British Phycological Journal 16: 273-280, 11 figs.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Triadinium.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Peridinium polyedricum Pouchet

Type information
Type locality: France: Marseille (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latinised), polyhedron-like.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium polyedricum Pouchet 1883
Goniodoma polyedricum (Pouchet) Jørgensen 1899
Pyrrhotriadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) Nakada 2010

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Goniodoma polyedricum (Pouchet) Jørgensen)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Kaufmann, Santos & Maranhão 2015).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (Goméz & Boicenco 2004, BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Croatia (Vilicic et al. 2009), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

North America: Mexico (Pacific) (Okolodkov & Gárate Lizárraga 2006).

South America: Brazil (Odebrecht 2010), Colombia (Lozano-Duque & al. 2011).

Middle East: Kuwait (Al-Kandari, Al-Yamani & Al-Rifaie 2009).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Gail 1950).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New Zealand (Taylor 1974, Chang & al. 2012).

World: World (Gómez 2005, Gómez 2012).

(as Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge)
Europe: Black Sea (Krakhmalnyi et al. 2018), Britain (Dodge 1981), Romania (Caraus 2017).

North America: Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019).

Middle East: Turkey (Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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